Gov. Nathan Deal’s name is missing. So is House Speaker David Ralston, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and much of the rest of the upper reaches of the Georgia GOP glitterati.
The only statewide elected officials Georgia is sending to Cleveland as part of its contingent of 76 delegates are Public Service Commissioner Bubba McDonald, an early Donald Trump supporter, and Attorney General Sam Olens, who endorsed Jeb Bush at the outset of the race. Only a few politicians - including Sens. Josh McKoon, Michael Williams and David Shafer, and state Rep. Ed Rynders of Albany - are on the list.